The Old Dairy, Crouch Hill

Manor Farm Dairy, Crouch Hill

The Old Dairy is located at the bottom of Crouch Hill (Haringey) at its junction with Hanley Road (Islington). These fine buildings are now a café, restaurant and public house.

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Hornsey Gasworks: A Structure at Risk

Gas Holder One Silsoe Rd 1988

Imagine it is 1929 and you are on a train steaming north out of Kings Cross. There is a man in his mid-30s sitting opposite you – he is Barnes Wallace, later to be knighted and famed for his bouncing bombs.

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The Haringey Heartlands Masterplan

Clarendon City Village Site

Planning permission is now being sought by the developers of an ambitious scheme, known as the Haringey Heartlands Masterplan, to regenerate and develop the area of Wood Green between Mayes Road and the Great Northern Eastern Railway (GNER).

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The Mossy Well, Muswell Hill

The Mossy Well, 2016

When the building served milk not alcohol

Substantial building development has changed the appearance of the top of Muswell Hill. The Green Man, probably a public house from the mid-16th century, has become Pinnacle, luxury town houses and apartments.

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Holy Trinity, Stroud Green

Holy Trinity Church, Stroud Green circa 1900

The Parish of Holy Trinity was the fifth to be carved out of the original Anglican parish of St Mary, Hornsey, as the population grew.

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A Walk around Stroud Green

Stroud Green Rd c.1904

Eleven HHS members and friends took part in an enjoyable walk round Stroud Green on October 30th, starting at Finsbury Park Station.

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Shaftesbury Hall in Bowes Park

Shaftsbury Hall, 2020

Situated in Herbert Road N11, Shaftesbury Hall was registered in 1885 and became an Infants School in the early 1900s.

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HHS Visit to “The Secret Palace”

Alexandra Palace

With visits to all public venues, including Alexandra Palace, postponed for the foreseeable future as a result of the current coronavirus pandemic, we can read about an HHS outing to ‘The People’s Palace’ which provides an intriguing and evocative glimpse into the past.

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The Saga of Cromwell House

Newsletter Archive

Cromwell House on Highgate Hill is the only Grade 1 listed building in the former Borough of Hornsey.

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